Josh Liss

liss250  Josh LissSkokie native Josh Liss has been the sports director and morning sports anchor at WBBM since August of 1998. He studied broadcast journalism at Columbia College in Chicago, earning his degree in 1995.

While in college, Josh began his career producing and reporting for Sports Radio Nightly, an all-night sports network that aired on WVVX 103.1FM. In 1994 Josh began an internship at WMAQ 670-AM and worked his way up to full time afternoon drive sports anchor in 1995.

“I was an intern, a part-timer, then a full-timer working my way up with odd hours and miscellaneous assignments,” Josh said of his prior work at WMAQ. “I was fortunate to work with a marvelous cast of talent at ‘Q’; Lou Canellis, Jeff Joniak, Red Motlow, Steve Olken, Tom Greene, Brian Davis, Peggy Kusinski, Dave Pasch, Andrew Siciliano and others.”

Josh has won numerous awards during his career, including Associated Press, Illinois Broadcasters Association and Peter Lisagor honors for sports anchoring and reporting.

Josh resides in Evanston with his wife and two sons.

Chicago Bears running back Chester Taylor (29) celebrates his touchdown with Chicago Bears offensive tackle Kevin Shaffer (78) in the first half of the NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Detroit, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)

Bears Fight Back, Hold Off Lions

Jay Cutler threw a go-ahead touchdown pass to Brandon Manumaleuna one play after a questionable call midway through the fourth quarter, lifting the Chicago Bears to a 24-20 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. LISTEN: GAME HIGHLIGHTS, LOVIE SMITH

CBS Chicago–12/05/2010

Johnny Knox

Big Plays Lead To Bears’ Victory

Bears take down the Philadelphia Eagles thanks to a swarming defense and an explosive offense. LISTEN: HIGHLIGHTS – LOVIE SMITH

CBS Chicago–11/28/2010

Michael Vick

7-3 Eagles Up Next For Bears

Up next for the Bears this season is Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles. While Vick has been one of the most electrifying players in the NFL this season, the Bears are a team that not many expected to be 7-3. LOVIE SMITH INTERVIEW

CBS Chicago–11/21/2010

Greg Olsen #82 of the Chicago Bears celebrates a touchdown catch with teammate Matt Forte #22 against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field on November 14, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Beat Vikings In Divisional Thriller

Chicago Bears battled back and forth with the Minnesota Vikings but were able to close them out for the win. LISTEN: GAME HIGHLIGHTS, LOVIE SMITH


C.J. Brown

Brown’s Career Could End With Fire Season On Saturday

It all ends Saturday night…not just a disappointing Fire season, but maybe C.J. Brown’s soccer career. Josh Liss spoke with Brown, the last player left from the Fire’s debut team in 1998, ahead of this weekend’s finale against Chivas USA in Los Angeles…

WBBM Newsradio–10/21/2010

Julius Peppers (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Seattle Fights Off Bears Comeback

Seattle harasses the Bears on their turf. Banging away at Jay Cutler and the home team on the way to a 23-20 Seahawks win. MONDAYS WITH LOVIE – AUDIO HIGHLIGHTS – PHOTOS

CBS Chicago–10/17/2010